Pre-grant patent opposition in India

A Pre-Grant opposition in India is clearly explained in Section 25(1) of the Patents Act, 1970 which deals with the Pre-Grant Opposition proceeding. It explains the meaning, grounds and procedure for initiating an opposition proceeding in India. ‘Opposition’ is a word commonly heard and loosely used. The word in itself is an expression which symbolizes disagreement or unacceptance. An Opposition Proceeding in India is an administrative process which enables third parties to challenge the…